RS bypoll on Sept 11 for seat vacated following Amar Singh’s death

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Election Commission File Photo, PTI

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The Rajya Sabha bypoll to fill the seat vacated due to the death of former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh will be held on September 11, the Election Commission announced Friday.

Amar Singh had died in a Singapore hospital on August 1 due to kidney-related complications.His term as a Rajya Sabha member from Uttar Pradesh was till July, 2022.

The notification for the bypoll will be issued on August 25 and the election would be held on September 11, an EC statement said.

As per the established practice, the counting of votes will be held on September 11 evening after the conclusion of voting.